A scandal has been publicized about there being ticket quotas in the New York Police Department, though the NYPD denies “quotas” exist. The fact is that ticket quotas do exist, usually referred to as “performance goals,” which is unpopular with the public. Yes, Virginia, there are ticket quotas A recent scandal in New York City Read on! →


People like to buy military surplus stuff for a variety of reasons, and often it is a good idea. The military does occasionally have to sell off its surplus vehicles, and the public occasionally can buy them. When the wars are over The armed forces of the United States depend on equipment to accomplish objectives, Read on! →


If you are thinking of filing a car insurance claim, you must check your policy first and verify what is covered. If you have a comprehensive or collision coverage, your insurer will likely pay for the claim, even if you are at fault. But you should also keep in mind that since you are at Read on! →


The All Cars Electric suggests that if you’re in the market for an electric car (EV), you should consider living in one of the top 10 cities for electric car commuting. The right mix of modern urban infrastructure – which cuts commuting distances – and geography caters to the relatively limited vehicle range of electric Read on! →


Occasionally, some people may be in the position to buy a car or supply a car with a rebuilt or remanufactured engine. The average person may not understand the distinction, but there are some differences to be aware of. Why old engines stick around Some people just don’t like new cars as much as some Read on! →


It’s Not Just a Vehicle; It’s a Lifestyle When you buy a motor home, you’re making an investment in a lifestyle change. Home is with you wherever you go, and the ability to roam the country without having to worry much about sleeping arrangements can be quite liberating. However, the financial investment required when financing Read on! →


Because of EPA disclosure regulations, a new car buyer can leave a dealer’s lot confident that his or her new vehicle will clock in at the miles per gallon rated on its sticker, right? Maybe not always. But is that a cause for alarm, and what should be done about it, if anything? ‘Actual mileage Read on! →


Since the earliest days of the automotive industry, there has been no shortage of stories, observations and strange car facts. Car culture is a breeding ground for the kind of oddities and factoids that keep auto trivia buffs up at night, researching. Here are just a few morsels of automotive trivia, a mere taste. In Read on! →


In a world where fuel costs are out of sight and the newest automobiles, trucks and SUVs are prohibitively expensive, city dwellers who want powered personal transportation without a huge price tag still have a great option. Two-wheeled scooters remain popular for city driving, and they are increasingly fuel-efficient. If you are in the market Read on! →


A car robbery was recently foiled in St. Louis, Mo., as the thief could not drive a stick shift. Similar reports occur fairly regularly, so it is safe to say that a manual transmission is an effective theft deterrent. Manual foils car robbery A great anti-theft device for cars might be an old and low-tech Read on! →